The College of Wooster, The Department of Africana Studies and Department of Political Science
Africana Studies / Political Science, Visiting Assistant Professor, 1-year
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The Departments of Africana Studies and Political Science at The College of Wooster seek to fill a one-year visiting position at the level of Assistant Professor divided between Africana Studies (2/3rds) and Political Science (1/3rd), beginning in the fall of 2019. Broad training in Africana Studies and Political Science, with a focus on African politics, is required. Ability to teach introductory courses in Africana Studies, upper level courses in Africana Studies and comparative politics, and to advise undergraduate independent study projects in Africana Studies, comparative politics, and international relations. Preference is given to candidates who will have completed their Ph.D. by the time of appointment and who have had previous independent teaching experience. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students).
The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of effective teaching (including syllabi and summaries of student evaluations), a statement regarding how the applicant will contribute to the College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, a research statement, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Applications received at http://apply.interfolio.com/57977 by January 31, 2019, will receive full consideration. Interfolio accounts are free to applicants – simply press “apply.” Please contact Josephine Wright (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair of the search committee, with any questions.